Judith Schwarz

(c) Hans Klestorfer


Genre(s): Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Vienna, Austria
Contact: judith.schwarz@gmx.at
Website: www.judithschwarz.at



JUDITH SCHWARZ born 1989 is currently living in Vienna. She is working as a drummer, composer and leader in different groups with main focus on improvised music and Jazz.

She did the master Diploma in jazz drums performance and education at Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz with Herbert Pirker and Jeff Boudreaux. Also she studied at the Jazzdepartment of the University in Basel including workshops with Jim Black, Jeff Ballard, Larry Grenadier and J. Rossy.

Besides her main projects chuffDRONE, which was part of the “12 points festival 2017“ in Aarhus and won the „BAWAG PSK Next Genereation Jazz Aword“ in Porgy & Bess (Vienna), First Gig Never Happenend (NASOM 2018/19; “Jazz In The Native Yards” Cape Town 2019), DUO hofmaninger/schwarz (Jazzfestival Ljubliana 2019) and the bandcollective of 13 members Little Rosies Kindergarten (Jazzfestival Saalfelden 2018), she played also in formations of well-known musicians like Peter Herbert, Peter Ponger and Uli Drechsler.


Catalytic Sound Festival

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Collected Sounds from LISA HOFMANINGER and JUDITH SCHWARZ – An Interview

A project looking for cultural dialogue through music by bringing together musicians from different countries. Bass clarinetist and saxophonist LISA HOFMANINGER and percussionist JUDITH SCHWARZ are embarking on an exciting journey in their duo SOUND … read more »

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